The Pacific Screenwriting Program is building a vibrant screenwriter community in British Columbia by providing a training ground for BC’s aspiring and active screenwriters. Combining real-world story-room experience, mentorship, bootcamps, workshops and information sessions, the program equips writers with the skills, experience, and connections necessary to establish a sustainable career in the province’s dynamic screen industry.

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Your Personal Entertainment P.R. Strategy: How to Pitch Yourself

The PSP invites you to attend a morning workshop with LA TV exec and pitching coach, Carole Kirschner. 

Sat, Oct 19 2019, 10AM – 11:30 AM

SoundHouse Studios, 33 W 8th Ave. Vancouver

You have to pitch yourself before you pitch your project. This workshop is a hands-on 90 minute class to help you, the screenwriter, develop your entertainment industry “brand,” so you know how to talk about yourself in way that gets the listener leaning forward and wanting to know more.

Carole is the Director of the WGA Showrunner Training Program and the CBS Diversity Writers Mentoring Program. She has worked as a senior level television development executive for eighteen years (including her posts at CBS and as head of Steven Spielberg’s first Amblin Television). Carole has read over 5,000 scripts, heard over 3,000 pitches, bought hundreds of projects and was involved in developing dozens of television series.

2020 Scripted Series Lab

Our selection committee is currently reviewing submissions for the 2020 Scripted Series Lab. All applicants can expect to hear from us in early November.

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